Knollwood Garden Center Blog

Monday Morning Inspiration

March 27, 2018

  Grab your coffee and a pal! There’s nothing better on a cold Spring morning than a stroll through our greenhouses. Start your week off with a smile and kick those Monday blues out the door before they even

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A garden with some gardening tools. Reading Gardening Tips Planning Your Garden for Spring

How to Plan Out Your Garden Before Spring Comes

January 3, 2022

You have dreamed of a full, lush garden all your life, but each year when Spring comes you always find yourself short on time.  

There’s no secret to fostering the garden of your dreams, you just have to plan.  

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Fun Facts About Christmas Plants

December 6, 2021  |  Christmas Plants and flowers

From Poinsettias to Mistletoe, some plants are undeniably associated with Christmas. They are often plants that reach their peak beauty in the winter and convey a sense of cheer for the Christmas season. Mostly they are associated with good luck, new beginnings, and kinship.  

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The Difference Between Annuals, Perennials, and Biennials

November 8, 2021  |  Annuals, Perennials

Every gardener wants a vibrant, diverse garden, but not every gardener has the time, or skill level, to tend to the most high-maintenance plants. A garden full of lush, exotic flowers may bring you

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Different Types of Fertilizers and Their Environmental Impact

October 4, 2021  |  Annuals, Fertilizer, Lawns, Perennials

Fertilizers for Your Garden   Gardeners often complain that they can’t keep their plants alive or that they are cursed with the “touch of death.”    While it is true that some plants do die

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How to Safely Repot your Plants

September 6, 2021  |  Annuals, Houseplants

Repotting your Overgrown Houseplant  As any houseplant enthusiast will tell you, it can be all too easy to kill your house plant. You can kill it with neglect or otherwise kill it with kindness (overwatering, too

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Coneflowers

August 18, 2021  |  Perennials

Let's talk about one of the most popular perennials around.... Echinacea (more commonly know as Coneflower) are a particularly nice native plant. The native purple coneflower now has many fancy hybrid cousins in all

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